Great Times

Fantastic Fayre Highlights

News
November 9, 2021
A fantastic time was had by all on Friday 5th November, with Year 7 hosting their long-anticpated Autumn Fayre. Having started their planning all the way back in September, it was great to see their success!
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News

Pupils get creative for National Poetry Day

News
November 22, 2021
GB pupils from our littlest to our oldest showcased their creativity, passion and literay skill on National Poetry Day.
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Great Ballard celebrates a new era

News
September 30, 2021
On Friday 24th September, we welcomed guests to the opening of our new Senior Department and to formally mark our expansion to take students all the way up to GCSE.
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New Brian Jay Scholarship launched

News
February 19, 2021
Great Ballard, is delighted to announce the launch of a new set of scholarships named after the late Brian Jay.
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Stories

How to get your child Reception ready

Stories
November 25, 2021
Important milestones are dotted along our pathways as we travel through life – none more so than when young children begin their journey into education. As parents you find yourself challenged with a big decision: who to trust with the care and education of your most precious commodity. Schools are around every corner, the big bustling primary, the small rural setting, the one closest to your doorstep - but how do you know which is the right one for you, and more importantly for your child?
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How Great Ballard does PSHE

Stories
September 30, 2021
Some may ask, PSHE, what is that? It has been given many acronyms over the years and you may recall something similar from your own school days. As well as various name changes, the curriculum has recently been updated to reflect the multifaceted and rather complex society in which we live.
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Mental health

Stories
February 19, 2021
How have your students adjusted to the new way of working and what’s been the impact on their mental health? What signs should parents look out for to ensure their children are coping? Some Top tips please!
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Let’s all go on a reading adventure!

Stories
February 19, 2021
Some top tips on how to help your child with their first steps in reading.
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Wellbeing and nutrition – GB style

Stories
February 19, 2021
Schools need to consider Head, Heart, Hand and Health in all they do and there’s no better place to start than with what they eat.
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